Katrina Articles and Resources for Campus IT

At Katrina's Edge: CIO Reports and Reflects

"I am not recovering from a disaster to my facility," writes Brian D. Voss
CIO Louisiana State University. "But I have been dealing with the aftermath of the worst disaster in our nation's history." Read more

In the Wake of Katrina: The Emergence of CampusRelief.org

In a recent IT Trends eLetter, Terry Calhoun points to some good news in the aftermath of Katrina: the emergence of a key online resource for colleges and universities impacted by the disaster. "Now, campusrelief.org is currently no technological marvel," he tells us."But it’s going to become what we need, and it is intended to be a permanent resource." Read more

Consortium Offers Online Courses to Katrina Victims

A consortium of colleges and universities has offered students displaced by Hurricane Katrina free enrollments in online college courses to help maintain their education while they are in transition. Read more in the CT News Update eLetter.

For Campus IT: Early Lessons From Katrina

Disaster planning will undoubtedly be a hot topic for campus IT, following Katrina. What lessons can be learned? What can be done differently? Is it possible to be prepared for every contingency? Read more and share views.

Universities Hit by Katrina Tap Technologies To Stay Afloat

"In spite of a lack of power, a hugely damaged telecom infrastructure, and increasingly explosive civil unrest, university staff and students in Louisiana are applying what technology they can use to communicate with each other and helping in the arduous process of rebuilding their state," writes Dian Schaffhauser in CT exclusive Web coverage. Read more

Plus, Terry Calhoun's on what campus IT needs to do next. Read his IT Trends column

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